Matrices

Past Year SPM Questions
November 2003 1. M is a matrix where M © ©5  4¹ = ©0 1¹ ¹ © ¹ ª º ª º a) Find the matrix M b) Write the following simultaneous linear equations as a matrix equation. 3x ± 2y = 7 5x ± 4y = 9 Hence, calculate the values of x and y using matrices. ( 6 marks ) July 2004 2. a) Find the inverse matrix of © ©

¨3  2¸

¨1 0¸

¨ 2 3¸ ¹. ¹ ª 5 6º

b) Using matrices, calculate the value of x and of y thay satisfy the following simultaneous linear equations:

2x  3y ! 1 5x  6 y !  2
( 6 marks ) November 2004 3. a) The inverse matrix of © © b)

¨3  4¸ ¨ 6 ¹ is m © ¹ ©5 ª5  6º ª

p¸ ¹ , find the value of m and of p. 3¹ º

Using matrices, calculate the value of x and of y that satisfy the following simultaneous linear equations. 3x ± 4y = -1 5x ± 6y = 2 ( 6 marks )

July 2005 4.

a) Find the matrix P b) Write the following simultaneous linear equations as a matrix equation:

x  2y ! 8 3x  4 y !  6
Hence, using matrices, calculate the value of x and of y. ( 6 marks )

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P is a 2 x 2 matrix such that © ©

¨1  2¸ ¹P 3 4 ¹ ª º

¨1 0¸ © ©0 1¹ ¹ ª º

Find the value of n. ( 6 marks ) November 2006 7. find the value of x and of y that satisfy the following simultaneous linear equations : 2x ± 5y = -17 x + 3y = 8 ( 6 marks ) July 2006 6. calculate the value of x and of y. Suresh Rao Matrices 2 . It is given that matrix M = © © (a) (b) ¨3  4¸ ¹. using matrices. calculate the value of u and of v ( 6 marks ) Prepared by Cg. ¹ ª º Write the following simultaneous linear equations as matrix equation: 3u  4v !  5  u  2v ! 2 Hence. ¹ ª1 2 º Find the inverse matrix of M Write the following simultaneous linear equations as matrix equation: 3x  4 y ! 13 x  2y ! 6 Hence.November 2005 5. using matrices. It is given that matrix P = © © PQ = © © ¨ 2  5¸ ¨ 3 h¸ ¹ and matrix Q = k © ¹ ©  1 2 ¹ such that ¹ ª1 3 º ª º ¨1 0¸ ¹ ¹ ª0 1º a) Find the value of k and of h b) Using matrices. (a) (b) It is given that © 1 ¨1 © ª2 2¸ ¹ is inverse matrix of n¹ º ¨ 3  4¸ © ©  1 2 ¹ .

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